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Jan. 26, 2023

JBLE Medical Clinics stand up Walk-in Contraception Clinic

The 633d Medical Group and McDonald Army Health Center Women’s Health Clinics now offer walk-in contraceptive care, in compliance with the Defense Health Agency mandate, to promote better family planning and enhance readiness capabilities for active-duty women and beneficiaries.

Jan. 23, 2023

1st Fighter Wing Load Crew of the Year Competition

The 1st Maintenance Group hosted the 2022 Weapons Loading Competition of the Year at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Jan. 13, 2023. The competition tests Airmen’s ability to rapidly and efficiently load munitions onto an aircraft before takeoff. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Olivia Bithell)

Jan. 12, 2023

U.S. Airman saves a U.S. Marine Colonel’s life

“Any nurse, first responder, physician … it’s in our nature to go towards whoever needs help,” stated Fields. “The week prior, I had actually just refreshed on my CPR training. Call it what you want, but a lot of things aligned to have everything go well that day. There’s actually a train that comes into Quantico and cuts off the passage of travel and the EMS transport team beat the train leaving the scene by a few seconds.”

Jan. 4, 2023

MHS GENESIS and Your Pharmacy Experience

The 633d Medical Group at Joint Base Langley-Eustis will launch the Department of Defense’s new electronic health record, Military Health System GENESIS, on January 21, 2023. This change is in collaboration with the other facilities in the Defense Health Agency’s Tidewater Market, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth and Fort Eustis’ McDonald Army Health Center.

Dec. 30, 2022

JBLE Airman killed in motorcycle crash

An active-duty Airman assigned to the 1st Munitions Squadron, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, was killed during an off-base motorcycle accident in Newport News, Virginia, Dec. 28, 2022.

Dec. 21, 2022

JBLE: Where aircraft electricians are made

Approximately 250 new Soldiers pass though the 128th Aviation Training Brigades aircraft electrician ‘15F’ military occupational specialty course each year, providing the Army a continuous supply of Soldiers to keep its helicopters airborne and operational.

Dec. 9, 2022

F-22 Raptor Demo Team announces new pilot for 2023 air show season

U.S. Air Force Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of Air Combat Command, certified the new F-22 Demonstration Team Pilot on Dec. 9, 2022, ahead of the 2023 air show season. Capt. Samuel “RaZZ” Larson will be replacing Maj. Joshua “Cabo” Gunderson as the commander and pilot of the F-22 Demonstration Team.

Dec. 7, 2022

Newly restored Bailey Creek provides scenic views, recreation at JBLE-Eustis

Bailey Creek is a hidden gem located northwest of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. The tidal creek and marsh areas stretch approximately one and a half miles from the upper end to where it empties into Skiffe’s Creek and then the James River. But Bailey Creek was not always the beautiful area it is today.

Dec. 6, 2022

JBLE Family Advocacy Program supports all

Though Domestic Violence Awareness Month has come and gone, the topic of domestic abuse does not stay within the confines of a singular month. In October 1987, DVAM was first observed as a way to connect and unite individuals and organizations working on related issues while also raising awareness. The Family Advocacy Program (FAP) at Joint Base Langley-Eustis has many resources for survivors to seek assistance for their specific needs; one resource is the domestic abuse victim advocate (DAVA).

Dec. 2, 2022

Operation Deep Freeze gets underway at JBLE

Approximately 100 U.S. Soldiers with the 11th Transportation Battalion, 7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary) and the 331st Modular Causeway Company have been loading equipment and supplies to support Operation Deep Freeze (ODF), from Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.